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Rutabegorz

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264 North Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866
714-633-3260
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fresh & Healthy

We love Rutabegorz! It's a great place to sit and visit. The gardens are lovely and portion size is huge! Split a salad (spring berry is my fav), or take home another meal! Casual dining at it's best, great wait staff and this restaurant has withstood the test of time! Enjoy! You'll find so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Barb S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We love Rutabegorz! It's a great place to sit and visit. The gardens are lovely and portion size is huge! Split a salad (spring berry is my fav), or take home another meal! Casual dining at it's best, great wait staff and this restaurant has withstood the test of time! Enjoy! You'll find so many yummy offerings on the menu,... More 

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Thank Barb S
Orange, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I've been eating at Rutabegorz for years, starting with their Fullerton location back in the 80s (and have also visited the location in Tustin several times over the years) and have never been disappointed. It's nice to have a casual place to go with a fantastic atmosphere where you can always get a fresh, yummy meal served by an always... More 

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Thank DebbieDoo
Orange, California
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Delicious food, nice atmosphere, and you have the knowledge that it is all good for you. As the name suggests, this is not your run of the mill vegetarian restaurant.

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Thank Susan E
Grand Rapids
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Salads are huge! They have a very nice menu and the food is very good. I had the Garlic Chicken Salad and it was very good. Service was fast. The women's bathroom was decorated with a mermaid theme. I will go back when I am in the area again. In fact we went back for more Lone Ranger cookies the... More 

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Thank pmt1234
Knoxville, Tennessee
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343 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This restaurant is in a unique old house with seating inside or out. The menu is quite large with lots of options for gluten free, vegetarian or vegan diets. I started with one of there many special blend juices - the kale one. I was a little hesitant, but it was delicious! I ordered the veggie enchiladas and enjoyed them... More 

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Thank Cinda10
Orange, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Those three words describe this Old Towne Orange staple in a nutshell, a very delicious nutshell. Boasting two other locations (Fullerton and Tustin) Rutabegorz is the go-to place for those looking for casual dining with quality, tasty food at reasonable prices. The menu reminds me of a miniature, healthier Cheesecake Factory, containing page-after-mouth-watering-page of items so tempting, you'll know immediately... More 

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Thank Michael M
Orange
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Rutabegorz is our daughters number one place to eat at. They have healthy dishes and a very good variety. The restraunt is in a Victorian style house in downtown Orange. Portion sizes are large. From delicious soups to salads to main dishes and deserts, Rutabegorz excels in all categories. Favorites include cockie-leeky soup, the Walnut that kissed the Chicken (salad),... More 

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Thank Quest_4_good_food
Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Though this restaurant does serve meat dishes, you can get a great meal sticking to vegan options. There is always a $1 appetizer (a chip and dip usually) that you must not miss.

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Thank smilingbare
Edmond, Oklahoma
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I was here last night with my two daughters, one of whom attends nearby Chapman University. She recommended this place, and it was terrific. The menu is almost ridiculously long, but you'll find something you like whether it's salads, Italian, Mexican, vegetarian, etc. etc. Something for everyone. If you want to order one of their tremendous salads, see if someone... More 

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Thank JenniferF374
LA
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A book size menu with something for everyone. They use fresh natural ingredients to make very health and exceptionally delicious food. Housed in an old craftsman house in beautiful "downtown" Orange.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 264 North Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 714-633-3260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?